Disasters

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  • 10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Washington-based global research organization the World Resources Institute (WRI), in partnership with four Dutch research organizations, last week launched a new global water risk assessment tool that measures river flood
  • 6 Oct 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on October 6th announced a five-year project that will use satellite imagery to combat flooding and other
  • 13 Sep 2012- 10:01 by Local Press Report BAKU Turkish Weekly Central Asian countries will not be able to avoid a further deterioration of relations because of the water problem in the region, a Russian expert on the CIS Vladimir Zharikhin believes. "It will not come to war, however, we should
  • Environmental conservation groups, including WWF and International Rivers, have come out in the last week with criticism over a new Laotian government report that claims a redesigned Xayaburi Dam will address all the environmental problems associated with its construction.
  • 18 Jan 2011- 19:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan At the beginning of January, international consulting companies AquaMundo GmbH of Germany and Seureca of France started carrying out a project to rehabilitate water supply systems in southern Tajikistan. Alimurod Tagoimurodov, head
  • 3 Sep 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tajikistan, KHOROG A new hydropower dam has been erected at the Yashilkoul Lake in the Eastern Pamir. Daler Jumayev, director of the Pamir Energy holding, told OOSKAnews that the additional reservoir built near the Yashilkoul Lake will allow the